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Origin and popularity of the name MALLEY

Origin

Malley : 1: Irish: variant of O'Malley.2: English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of several places in northern France called Mailly (Marne Somme and elsewhere).3: Americanized form of Rusyn (from Slovakia) Mlej (see Malay).4: Americanized form of Polish Mały Czech and Slovak Malý (see Maly 1) or Slovenian Mali 1 ‘small little’ or of related Slovenian and Slovak Malej (see Maley 4).

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain, ©2021, University of the West of England
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England

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Geographic distribution of the 18,251 individuals with the name MALLEY on Geneanet.

 

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    (419 individuals)
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    (374 individuals)
    gberthet
    (318 individuals)

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